Veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has pulled out of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 attributable to private causes. Harbhajan Singh conveyed his choice to Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) on Friday. He grew to become the second CSK participant after Suresh Raina to withdraw his title from this yr’s IPL, citing private causes. Whereas Raina had returned house after travelling with the workforce to the UAE, Harbhajan had remained in India. The event comes on the again of some constructive information for the Chennai franchise.
On Thursday night time, NDTV sources had revealed that every one CSK gamers, barring the 2 earlier constructive instances, had examined unfavourable for coronavirus in a follow-up check. The 2 contaminated gamers will bear a COVID-19 check after finishing a 14-day quarantine interval.
As per sources, the CSK contingent, who’re but to start coaching after reaching the United Arab Emirates (UAE), are set to carry a session immediately.
Final week, 13 members of the CSK squad had examined constructive for the coronavirus.
CSK’s coaching was delayed because of the confirmed COVID-19 outcomes inside their camp.
All different groups have began coaching for the 13th version of the IPL besides CSK. The three-time IPL champions had arrived within the UAE together with defending champions Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore on August 21.
The MS Dhoni-led CSK held a short coaching camp in Chennai earlier than leaving for the UAE and have been the one workforce to take action.
Raina, a mainstay within the CSK setup, has already returned to India citing private causes. Nonetheless, in a latest interview to NDTV, the left-handed batsman talked about that followers would possibly see him within the IPL 2020.
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